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Politics May 08Pence’s press secretary tests positive for coronavirus
An aide to Vice President Mike Pence has the coronavirus, marking the second person in the White House complex known to test positive this week.
Health Apr 23WATCH: DHS official discusses ongoing research on virus and sunlight at White House briefing
President Trump invited a senior Department of Homeland Security official to detail ongoing research his agency is conducting on the impact warm temperatures and sunlight might have on killing the virus.
Health Apr 16Trump says new guidelines aim to lift some restrictions
President Donald Trump said he's prepared to announce new guidelines allowing some states to quickly ease up on social distancing even as business leaders told him they need more coronavirus testing and personal protective equipment before people can safely go…
Economy Apr 15CEOs raise concerns, urge caution as Trump looks to reopen economy
They, too, want to get the economy going but they have worries about whether there are enough coronavirus tests available to ensure workers can safely return to the job.
Economy Apr 14New Trump team to explore path to reopening U.S. economy
The council, which is not expected to include health officials, could bring to the forefront the push-pull tensions within the White House between economists and public health officials over how quickly to reopen the economy vs. proceeding cautiously to ensure…
Health Apr 01Trump resists national shutdown, leaving it up to states
This is despite his administration's projections that tens of thousands of Americans are likely to be killed by the disease.
Health Mar 31WATCH: Trump warns of ‘rough’ times ahead with new projected pandemic death toll
President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “rough two-week period” ahead as the White House released new projections that there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current…
World Mar 19U.S. citizen accused of human rights violations freed in Lebanon
A U.S. citizen who had faced decades-old murder and torture charges in Lebanon has been freed, a senator who had pushed for his release announced Thursday.
Health Mar 16Surgeon general says U.S. cases are at the point where Italy was 2 weeks ago
"We are at a critical inflection point in this country, people. We are where Italy was two weeks ago in terms of our numbers," U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams told Fox News. "When you look at the projections, there's…
Politics Mar 15Trump considering `full’ pardon for ex-adviser Michael Flynn
President Donald Trump says he's considering a full pardon for former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about dealings with Russia’s ambassador before Trump took office.